Price Premiums for Journal Quality and Journal Governance: Evidence from Economics Journals
8 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2011
Date Written: April 12, 2011
We quantify the impacts of journal governance (for-profit status, society affiliation, and publisher), quality (impact factor and citations), and costs on the institutional subscription prices of the core economics journals. Empirical results show that quality has a much smaller influence.
Keywords: economics journals, for-profit journals, impact factor, institutional subscription price, journal quality
JEL Classification: A10, C21
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